On 15 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa said in his satement "We have decided to take urgent and drastic measures to manage the disease, protect the people of our country and reduce the impact of the virus on our society and on our economy. We have now declared a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act".
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The Roodepoort Court (57 Cnr Rex & Meyer Street, Roodepoort, GP) or portion thereof will be closed for disinfection on 12 Apr 2021, due to a positive COVID–19 case. All services to resume on 13 Apr 2021.
Date: 13 Apr 2020 @ 13h14
The Oudtshoorn Court (122 St Johns Street, Oudtshoorn, WC) or portion thereof will be closed for disinfection on 06 Apr 2021, due to a positive COVID–19 case. All services to resume on 08 Apr 2021.
Dated: 06 Apr 2021 @ 15h00
The Master’s Office Kimberley (High Court Building, Sol Plaatje Drive, Civic Centre, Kimberley, NC) or portion thereof will be closed for decontamination on 26 Mar 2021, due to a positive COVID–19 case. All services to resume on 29 Mar 2021.
Date: 26 Mar 2021 @ 15h10
The Kathu Court (Hendrick Van Eck Road, Kathu, NC) or portion thereof will be closed for decontamination on 25 Mar 2021. All services to resume on 25 Mar 2021.
Date: 25 Mar 2021 @ 22h28
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Justice services available during Adjusted Level 3 of Lockdown
Disaster Management Act: Directions: Measures to address, prevent and combat spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 in all courts, court precincts and justice service points, GG 44133, RG 11232, GoN 73, 3 Feb 2021. [Repeals GG 43383, GoN 623]
Access to a court room, court house or justice service point is subject to strict adherence to health protocols and social distancing measures including the mandatory wearing of a face mask as defined in regulation 34(1) of the Adjusted Alert Level 3 Regulations.
Justice services available during Level 2 of Lockdown
Disaster Management Act: Directions to address, prevent and combat the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 in all courts, court houses and justice service points in the Republic of South Africa, GG 43709, GoN 992, 11 Sep 2020
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